Entry-Level Background Investigator Salary

An Entry-Level Background Investigator earns an average wage of $16.87 per hour.

$29,816 - $67,138
$30K
$42K
$67K
MEDIAN: $42,014
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$11.53 - $22.43
$12
$17
$22
MEDIAN: $16.87
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National Salary Data (?
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$0$23K$46K$69K
Salary
$29,816 - $67,138  
   
Bonus
$983  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$25,913 - $56,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 79
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National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$15$30$45
Hourly Rate
$11.53 - $22.43  
   
Overtime
$10.14 - $44.38  
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$30K$60K$90K
Bonus
$983  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$25,913 - $56,074  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 25 Mar 2017 | Individuals Reporting: 101
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Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Job Satisfaction

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Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.
Less than 1 year
24%
1-4 years
70%
5-9 years
6%
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Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 18 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
37 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 72%
dental benefits
Dental: 62%
vision benefits
Vision: 56%
dental benefits
None: 26%
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